SOURCE: ICON Health & Fitness

December 21, 2006 13:46 ET

NordicTrack® Releases New Entertainment Treadmill

Music, Television and a Built-In Personal Trainer All in One Treadmill

LOGAN, UT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 21, 2006 -- NordicTrack® releases the latest in treadmill technology that combines entertainment and exercise. With an MP3 port, a built-in TV and an ifit® workout card as the consumer's personal trainer, working out has never been this enjoyable.

The NordicTrack Viewpoint 3000 treadmill allows the consumer to connect her MP3 player to the treadmill's console through the Interplay™ Music Port and play her favorite music or media files through the built-in sound system. Integrated speakers and a secure shelf mean the user doesn't have to worry about losing her headphones or dropping her MP3 player while running.

The NordicTrack® Viewpoint 3000 also has a built-in 7" flat screen TV that makes each workout entertaining. The cable/DVD-ready TV with built-in speakers and a headphone jack also includes a multicolor display that shows the user's time, distance and calories burned, so she doesn't have to miss a minute of her favorite show as she keeps track of her workout progress.

The Intermix Acoustics™ Sound System, boasting high-end surround-sound speakers that amplify the user's playlist or TV show, is integrated into the treadmill's console. Two 3" high-fidelity equalized speakers are capable of a wide range of frequencies, and the full-range speakers' bass port and audio amplifier maximize sound, creating a cinema- or concert-like experience.

The NordicTrack® Viewpoint 3000 treadmill also offers users the voice and intelligence of a personal trainer using ifit® technology. Each ifit® workout card contains 24 different workouts in an eight-week program that builds toward a specific goal, such as weight loss or endurance conditioning. ifit® plans out a new treadmill routine three times a week, each routine more challenging than the last. ifit® also coaches the user through the workout, providing tips for breathing correctly, reminding her to maintain good posture and automatically adjusting the treadmill's incline and speed.

The NordicTrack® Viewpoint 3000 treadmill has many other innovative features including:

--  QuickSpeed™ Control -- instantly changes the speed from 0-12 MPH
    with the touch of a button.
--  QuickIncline™ Control -- instantly changes the incline from 0-12%
    with the touch of a button.
--  Carb Counter™ -- tracks the carbohydrates burned during a workout.
--  14 Preset Workouts -- allows the user to choose everything from a low-
    intensity walk to a high-intensity run, while the treadmill automatically
    adjusts the speed and incline for goal-specific results.
--  2 Learn Workouts -- allows the consumer to create and save up to two
    customized workouts to be used over and over again for personalized
--  AutoBreeze™ Workout Fan -- cools the user with four settings: low,
    medium, high or AutoBreeze™, which matches the fan's airflow to the
    user's speed.
--  EKG™ Heart Rate Monitor -- provides a quick, accurate heart rate
    reading with easy-grip sensors in the handlebars.
--  350 lb. User Capacity
--  Warranty -- Lifetime motor warranty
--  Space Saver -- folds for easy storage
The NordicTrack® Viewpoint 3000 is available exclusively at Sears and for $1,499.

About NordicTrack

NordicTrack has a complete line of fitness equipment for the home: treadmills, ellipticals, exercise bikes, strength training, yoga, and Pilates products, as well as fitness apparel for men and women which can be found at

NordicTrack is a brand owned by ICON Health and Fitness. ICON is one of the world's largest manufacturers of fitness equipment.

(Note: NordicTrack Viewpoint 3000 Treadmill is model # 24611)

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